Strategic plans: examples from schools

Strategic plans can take a variety of forms. See examples from schools across the country and download our strategic plan template to help you.

Last reviewed on 8 February 2023
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  1. Use our template to write your plan
  2. Primary school examples
  3. Secondary school examples
  4. Multi-academy trust example
  5. Special school example

Use our template to write your plan

Your strategic plan needs to set out a clear pathway that stakeholders can use to bring about change and measure progress against goals. But as you can see in the examples below, there are many ways to do that.

Read our articles on how to set your vision and strategy (from laying the groundwork to running an away day) for more information on how to create your strategic plan and tie it in with your vision.

Then, you can use our 3- and 5-year plan templates that follow the format below: 

  • Objective: a short overview of what you want to do
  • Action: what you'll do to achieve this
  • Desired outcome: what success looks like
Download: strategic plan template DOCX, 200.2 KB

Primary school examples

Voluntary-controlled school in Wiltshire

It sets out the school's vision along

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